Rest More, Produce More

08/24/2017 | Comments Off on Rest More, Produce More

The team at Farnam Street review Alex Soojung-Kim Pang’s arguments from his book Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less about a shorter, more creative work day. See my top takeaways from the article underneath. Embed from Getty Images   Kim Pang argues in his book that work and rest should never…

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Go Lean on Your Addictions

08/23/2017 | 0 Comments

Tracy O’Rourke from Go Lean Six Sigma, shares her tale on how she used Lean Six Sigma to battle her shoe buying addiction. Here are my key insights from her piece. Embed from Getty Images   Are you hoarding a particularly oversized collection or spending addiction? Use a Collection Kanban, as Kanbans are visual systems…

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Live Long and Prosper… Thanks to Coffee

08/22/2017 | 0 Comments

Imperial College’s Ryan O’Hare goes into the benefits of drinking coffee and it’s not just the caffiene boost we get. See my top takeaways from the article underneath. Embed from Getty Images   With over 2.25 billion cups drunk all over the world a day, coffee remains one of our most popular beverages Recent studies…

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Present At Your Best

08/21/2017 | 0 Comments

Writing for Inc.com, Kindra Hall targets women with a few pieces of advice when public speaking. Here are my key insights from her piece. Embed from Getty Images   Don’t be a slave to your footwear, wear what will make you comfortable, not crippled—”make sure the shoe you wear supports the person you are” The…

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Smart Thinking On Investing – August 18

08/18/2017 | 0 Comments

Smart Thinking On Investing – August 18 The guys at ThinkSaveRetire head up Smart Thinking this week and they’re taking crap from no one about being able to retire early. Bason Asset’s James Osborne digs into social pressure and status. And Cole Schafer, writing on Medium, teaches us to change the way we think if…

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Work Out Your Stress Triggers

08/17/2017 | 0 Comments

Writing for the Harvard Business Review, Anne Grady teaches us to handle our stress better. Read on for more information from her piece. Embed from Getty Images   Being able to identify the root cause behind your most stressful situations is the secret to being able to deal with stress better No matter your personality…

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“Making Product Quality A Catalyst Of Sales Growth”

08/16/2017 | Comments Off on “Making Product Quality A Catalyst Of Sales Growth”

IQMS helps us to establish manufacturing quality as a competitive advantage. Check out my observations below. Embed from Getty Images   Improve process and product quality daily by setting individual and team goals so employees can see their own progress as inherent to the process Ensure all product designs are thoroughly tested for quality and…

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A World of Coffee Flavors

08/15/2017 | 0 Comments

The National Coffee Association shares its guide to delicious coffee roasting. See my top takeaways from the article underneath. Embed from Getty Images   Roasting is the process that turns soft green coffee beans into glorious crunchy dark beans ready to be ground and brewed Years of training are involved in timing the roast for…

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This Is No Tall Tale

08/14/2017 | 0 Comments

Jeff Bullas, writing in his self-named blog, explains how to master the art of storytelling in your presentations. Here are my key insights from his piece. Embed from Getty Images   While your audience may forget the exact words and slides you use, they will never forget the way you make them feel if you…

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Smart Thinking On Investing – August 11

08/11/2017 | 0 Comments

Smart Thinking On Investing – August 11 The Financial Panther kicks off Smart Thinking this week with a look at the earning potential of our side hustles. Writing for StockCharts.com, Gatis Roze compares drivers and investors. And Justin Castelli, guest posting on The Backcourt Report, explains the real value of a good financial advisor. On…

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